Rush

Neil Peart’s Legacy Celebrated at Modern Drummer Festival

You’ve missed it now, but through the wonders of the "it never really dies, it just goes online..." technology, and a reasonable 13 bucks, you…
Bob Guccione Jr. / September 18, 2020

Neil Peart Tribute Show to Feature Taylor Hawkins, Chad Smith

Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters and Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers highlight an all-star group of drummers who will pay tribute to the late, great…
Daniel Kohn / September 8, 2020

Geddy Lee Cutout Takes In Toronto Blue Jays Game

A smiling cardboard cutout of Rush bassist/singer Geddy Lee joined other fans in the stands for a Toronto Blue Jays game at Sahlen Field in Buffalo,…
Katherine Turman / August 12, 2020

Mastodon, Tool, Primus, Coheed and Cambria Members Cover Rush’s ‘Anthem’

Jordan Olds took his Two Minutes To Late Night series to a new level on Monday, releasing a star-studded cover of Rush's "Anthem." Check out the video…
Brenton Blanchet / July 27, 2020

The 10 Best Reissues of 2020 (So Far)

The record shops might have been closed up for the last 10 weeks (and plenty are reopening as I write, for better or worse). But…
Ron Hart / June 17, 2020

Toronto Blue Jays Catcher Pays Tribute to Rush Drummer Neil Peart

Last month, the world lost the incredible talents of Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart after he succumbed to brain cancer. However, there's little doubt his…
Jose D Duran / February 23, 2020

Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Thank Fans for “Outpouring of Love” Following Neil Peart’s Death

Rush drummer Neil Peart died on Tuesday, January 7 after being diagnosed with brain cancer and now his former bandmates have published a statement addressing his…
Rob Arcand / January 18, 2020

Remembering 5 of Neil Peart’s Most Powerful Song Lyrics

Neil Peart, who performed as if he had as many appendages as an octopus, was the ever-reliable backbone of prog-rock band Rush’s sound. Yet despite…
Christa Titus / January 17, 2020

Tool’s Danny Carey Pays Tribute to Neil Peart in San Diego

Tool are currently on tour behind Fear Inoculum, their first new album in 13 years. During their show Friday night (January 10) at San Diego's…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2020

Confessions of a Rush Fan: Our 1992 Interview with Neil Peart

This article originally appeared in the March 1992 issue of SPIN. In light of Neil Peart's recent passing, we're republishing it here. Rush?
Bob Mack / January 11, 2020

Jack Black, Gene Simmons, and More React to Neil Peart’s Death: “The Master Will Be Missed”

Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart died on January 7 from brain cancer, according to a statement from a family spokesperson. When news broke of the legendary…
Maggie Serota / January 10, 2020

Rush Drummer Neil Peart Dead at 67

Neil Peart, virtuosic drummer of the Canadian prog-rock giants Rush, has died at age 67. According to a family spokesperson, Peart died on Tuesday, January 7,…
Andy Cush / January 10, 2020

Message to Kids: Rush Isn’t Cool

We interrupt our regularly scheduled blogging with a special message for Spin's teen- and tween-aged readers.  Listen, we get it: you're late for…
Andy Cush / February 11, 2019

Triplets of Famous Canadian Capybaras Named After Rush

Toronto rock trio Rush has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Canadian Music…
Karen Bliss, Billboard / June 25, 2017

Foo Fighters Cover a Rush Song With Yes’ Jon Davison Because Yes Is ‘Too F**king Hard’

Jon Davison has been the lead singer of Yes since 2012 and friends with Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins since childhood. So when the Foos rolled…
James Grebey / September 21, 2015
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